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King’s Court

The courts of the Kings of Númenor

The courts of the Kings of Númenor in Armenelos. The King's Court was best known as the place where Nimloth grew, a White Tree that was a seedling of Celeborn of Eressëa, which was said to fill the night airs with its fragrance. In Númenor's later history, when Sauron had corrupted its King and most of its people, a guard was put over the Court, and the White Tree was set to be destroyed. Isildur broke past the guards and rescued a fruit of Nimloth, and that fruit gave rise to the line of White Trees that grew in Minas Tirith during the Third Age.

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